[Dixielandjazz] Great praise for "blivet!"

Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com
Mon Sep 22 11:18:29 PDT 2003

From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
> ps #2 - A "blivet" is defined as 10 pounds of s--t stuffed into a 5 
> bag.

I just had to look and it is in my New Shorter Oxford English,
but it says :-

blivit /"blIvIt/ n. US slang. Also -et.
m20. [Origin unkn.]
        Something pointless, useless, or impossible; a nuisance. Also, a gadget.

No mention of s--t.

Andy Ling

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